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March 2, 2014

Business briefs: March 2, 2014

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The chamber and its service corporation are the official providers of health-insurance services for many partner chambers in the region including ROOST, the Saranac Lake Area Chamber, the Malone Chamber, the Ticonderoga Area Chamber, the Schroon Lake Chamber, the Whiteface Region Business and Tourism Center, the Indian Lake Chamber, the Adirondacks Speculator Region Chamber, the Gore Mountain Region Chamber, the Tupper Lake Chamber, the North Warren Chamber and the Stony Creek Chamber.

For information, answers to questions about the new health-insurance market, or assistance with enrollment, contact Sandra Duquette or Kelli Hewson at the chamber at 563-1000.

Benefits breakfast

PLATTSBURGH — The North Country Chamber of Commerce is hosting a free benefits breakfast on March 11 from 8 to 9 a.m. at the chamber office, 7061 Route 9, Plattsburgh.

Whether new to the chamber or a long-time member, there are probably a number of benefits and services that haven’t been discovered yet. It is now more important than ever to take advantage of everything that is available. This informational meeting will cover the many ways the chamber can help businesses succeed, including cost-saving opportunities, ways to meet potential customers and more. They will also give an overview of chamber activities regarding tourism promotion, government affairs, small-business support and economic development.

For those not yet a member of the chamber, this is an opportunity to learn more about the organization and find out what the chamber can do.

This free breakfast is open to all members of the chamber as well as “not-yet members” who are interested in learning more about the many benefits and services offered. To RSVP or for more information, call the chamber at 563-1000.

Hospital awards

PLATTSBURGH — Forty-seven upstate New York hospitals and health centers last year earned $24.5 million in quality-improvement incentive payments from Excellus BlueCross BlueShield as part of the health insurer’s Hospital Performance Incentive Program (HPIP). In the past 10 years, quality performance incentives from Excellus BCBS have exceeded $169 million.

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